Month: July 2017

Wrist joint, Formation, moment of the wrist joint

wrist joint Wrist is the area in between the forearm and the hand. the structures of the wrist joint are made up of many different bones, which causes wide range of movements. The wrist joint is a complex joint situated between the hand to the forearm, The following are the main articulating bones of the

Cubital fossa, contents of the cubital fossa

Cubital fossa The cubital fossa (or antecubital fossa) lies anteriorly to the elbow. Anatomically it is an important triangular area on the anterior view of the human elbow; it is a triangular depression in between the arm and the forearm. The major contents of the cubital fossa, from lateral to medial are: M: median nerve

What is Achalasia? definition , Symptoms, Test for achalasia

Achalasia Achalasia is a motility disorder that affects your esophagus. In simple language we can says achalasia mince is loss of relaxations (or failure to relax) involving the lower esophagus and the lower esophageal sphincter (LES). There is no peristalsis in lower esophagus (or distal 2/3 part of esophagus), in achalasia the lower esophageal sphincter

Hypothenar muscles, intrinsic muscles of the hand

Hypothenar muscles The Hypothenar muscles is  the group of four intrinsic muscles of the hand are produce the hypothenar eminence, The Hypothenar muscles are located at the ulnar side (or medial side)of the palm within the hand supplied by the ulnar nerve (C8-Th1). Hypothenar muscles are as follow: Abductor Digiti Minimi Opponens Digiti Minimi Flexor

Thenar muscle, extrinsic muscles of the hand

Thenar muscle The thenar muscles of the hand is  the group of four muscles on the palm that originate at different carpal bones and distally attached to the base of the thumb and control movements and produce a forceful grip. The thenar muscles are as follow: Abductor Pollicis Brevis Adductor Pollicis Flexor Pollicis Brevis Opponens

Pleural cavity, definition of Pleural cavity

Pleural cavity The pleural cavity is the double layered covering of the lungs divides into outer parietal pleura layer and inner visceral pleura layer, outer parietal layer of the pleura is pain sensitive, and inner is pain insensitive. In between The two layer of pleura contain a the potential space called pleural space, pleural space

what is Golfer elbow? medial epicondylitis

Golfer elbow Golfer elbow is also known as medial epicondylitis, this condition causing pain and tenderness at the medial epicondyle of homers. Tendinitis of forearm occurs on the inside of the elbow at the point where forearm muscles attach.

what is Student’s elbow? Olecranon bursitis

Student’s elbow Student’s elbow is also known as minor elbow, it is an inflammatory swelling known as Olecranon bursitis. Inflammation swelling of the elbow joint characterized to pain, redness and swelling around the elbow.

what is Pulled elbow? nurse made elbow

Pulled elbow Subluxation of radial head is a kind of pulled elbow it also known as nurse made elbow. pulled elbow is a common injury of children result of radius head slipping out of its normal position.